Mark Your Calendar: August Events for Your Next Big Project

Expos, festivals and classes to help your summer productivity.
Photo: David Croxford

Meet building professionals, pick up some great made-in-Hawaii home accessories, or learn how to build or remodel your home this August. 

Everyone you’ll want to meet, under one roof

If you are thinking of remodeling or making upgrades to your home, mark your calendar for the BIA-Hawaii’s Big Summer Home Building & Remodeling Show. It’s your opportunity to meet home pros with a variety of specialties all in one place. Attend free seminars throughout the weekend, talk with the pros about your projects and see the latest products and materials for Hawaii homes. Find a $2 off admission coupon on page 10 and the official show guide starting on page 55.

BIA-Hawaii Big Summer Home Building & Remodeling Show
Aug 10-12 at the Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, 777 Ward Ave., Honolulu
Fri: 5 – 9 p.m., Sat: 9:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., Sun: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
One-day admission: $7
Three-day pass: $10
Senior Sunday, age 60+: $2
Children, 10 and younger: free

Made in Hawaii, for the home

Fused Glass Coral Platter and Coral Bowl from Moonlight Creations Hawaii, an exhibitor at the Made in Hawaii Festival.
Photo: Aaron Yoshino

The annual Made in Hawaii Festival is a family-fun event that brings together hundreds of small businesses that make their items – you guessed it – in Hawaii. Peruse the festival for new items to bring home. 

Made in Hawaii Festival
Aug. 17-19 at the Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall and Arena, 777 Ward Ave., Honolulu
Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: $6; children age 6 and younger, free

Back to Class

Learn the process of building a new home or remodeling an existing one at a free seminar hosted by Ozzy’s Construction.

Saturdays, Aug. 11 and Aug. 25, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
201 Kapaa Quarry Place, Building 25, Suite 2503, Kailua

Categories: Building Industry, Industry Insider, Interior Design